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Caladium ‘Rosebud’

£4.75£12.50

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Description

Caladium ‘Rosebud’

This beautiful sun tolerant caladium has  medium green leaves with bright pink centres and a frosty silver glow.Great indoors and outside on your patio in the summer. The flowers are almost insignificant and they are usually hidden by the large leaves.

Flower Colour: Green-pink-silver
Flowering Time: Summer 
Height: 60cm/24″
Planting time: March-April but can be planted later on
Position: Shade/part shade
Soil type: Well drained
Planting depth: 5cm/2″
Spacing: 25cm/10″
Sold as: Tuber

Please note: you can buy your bulbs now but dispatch is from the beginning of March!

Additional information

Quantity

1 Bulb, 3 Bulbs, 5 Bulbs

Care

  • Plant Caladium in a pot or planter in Spring and keep in warm conditions until chance of frost has passed.
  • Set bulb in moist but well drained soil.
  • The bulbs prefer a consistent temperature of around 18 degrees celsius
  • Plant 5cm/2” deep and 15cm/6” apart.
  • They thrive in shade.
  • Best in pots and containers.
  • In the Autumn allow foliage to die back naturally and bring the planters in.
  • Store pots in a dry, warm frost free location. Caladium do not like frost!
  • Left in pots over Winter, be sure the compost is left completely dry, and repot in fresh compost the following Spring.
  • Caladiums can be grown outdoors, indoors or taken in to prolong their season. They like a high humidity. Regular spraying is a good option.
  • Please note: after planting the tubers can take quite a while (1-2 months) to sprout

Delivery Information

Please Note: Dispatch is from the beginning of March!